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New head of sales at Birmingham Midshires

Alan Cleary has been promoted to the post of head of sales at Birmingham Midshires.

In his new role, Cleary takes responsibility for the lender&#39s mortgage consultants and intermediary sales team.

Cleary says: “The sales team are essential to the continued success of our specialist lending function. We&#39re concentrating on a market-led and sales-focused approach to boost our fantastic results even further.”

Cleary was previously head of the Mortgage Consultancy Channel, and has been with Birmingham Midshires for 11 years. He is married with two children and lives in Birmingham.

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